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Archive: March 2020 Blog Posts

  • Houston Aquarium and OSHA Argue Scientific Diving Exemption at University of Mississippi School of Law
  • March 13th, 2020 — by Zachary Klein — Category: Miscellaneous

  • Do feeding and cleaning dives at the Houston Aquarium qualify as “scientific” for purposes of commercial diving regulations? This question was front and center in Houston Aquarium, Inc. v. OSHRC, one of several Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals cases argued at the University of Mississippi School of Law during the first week of March. Although most Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals cases are heard in New Orleans, where the court is based, it occasionally convenes at other cities and law schools throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The Fifth Circuit has visited Ole Miss every three years since 1984.

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  • NSGLC in the Field- Continuing our Work on Seaweed Aquaculture
  • March 5th, 2020 — by Catherine Janasie — Category: Aquaculture

  • This week, the National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) traveled to Providence, RI to participate in the National Seaweed Symposium. Seaweed aquaculture is a budding industry in the United States, and the Symposium is part of a Seaweed Hub that will be run by Sea Grant programs on the East and West Coast, as well as the NSGLC, over the next three years.

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